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Wife’s/children’s following husband/father regarding the rule of

Q: Someone has two waṭans. Therefore, he performs full prayer in both places and fasts. Please answer this question: Do his dependents, i.e. wife and children, have to follow their guardian in this matter, or may they act independently on their own?
A: It is permissible for the wife not to adopt the new waṭan of her husband as her own, but as for the children, if they are minors and dependent in making decisions and in earning money, or they are subject to their father’s decision with respect to this matter, the new waṭan of their father will be considered their waṭan as well.
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